Definition of Acid precipitation
1. Noun. Rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when industrial gas emissions (especially sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides) combine with water.
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Literary usage of Acid precipitation
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1. Manual of Qualitative Chemical Analysis by C. Remigius Fresenius, Samuel William Johnson (1883)
"... Acid. Precipitation of the Metals of Group V., 2d Division, and of Group VI. ... acid precipitation ..."
2. A Text-book of Physiological Chemistry by Olof Hammarsten, Sven Gustaf Hedin (1914)
"... which is carried out by the aid of potassium ferrocyanide in a liquid containing acetic acid; precipitation by phosphotungstic acid or phos- ..."
3. Sewage Disposal by Leonard Parker Kinnicutt (1919)
"acid precipitation of Sewage with a View to Grease Recovery. Where sewage contains large amounts of certain trade wastes, treatment with acids for the ..."
4. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1907)
"... both precipitates yield nearly the same result tor the atomic weight of the sample. acid precipitation. I. II. Average. Per cent of Y2O3 . ..."
5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1908)
"5.4 2.3 0.5 acid precipitation ....................... 0.2 o. i 0.8 It is noticeable ... 7 5.9 acid precipitation ....................... oo oo oi From the ..."